Elgar Parishad case: SC rejects NIA's plea against Bombay HC order granting bail to Sudha Bharadwaj

The NIA had moved the top court earlier against the high court's December 1 order
Elgar Parishad case: SC rejects NIA's plea against Bombay HC order granting bail to Sudha Bharadwaj
Sudha Baradwaj

New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the appeal of theNational Investigation Agency (NIA) challenging the Bombay High Court ordergranting default bail to lawyer-activist Sudha Bharadwaj in the ElgarParishad-Maoist links case.

A bench of justices U U lalit, S Ravindra Bhat and Bela M Trivedi refused toconsider the submissions raised by the NIA, saying, We see no reason tointerfere with the high court order".

The NIA had moved the top court earlier against the high court's December 1order. Bharadwaj was arrested in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case in August 2018under the provisions of the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

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